Nineteen Injured In Wellawatte Building Collapse: Search And Rescue Continuing

At least nineteen people were injured when a building under construction in Wellawatte collapsed at around 10. 35 this morning. Police said 13 were admitted to the Kalubowila Hospital while a further six were admitted to the Colombo National Hospital.

The partially constructed building collapsed without warning this morning. Police and STF are evacuating people from the area in case of another collapse. There were no dead reported in the incident thus far. Police and tri-forces are conducting further rescue operations.


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